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Top Jewelry and Accessories Trends for Spring

Mar 15, 2019

by Katie Hawley handmade and vintage goods

When Etsy Trend Expert—and bona fide accessories addict—Dayna Isom Johnson named maximalism as one of the biggest trends to watch for 2019, she was already daydreaming about the implications for her personal style. “I’ve never been a dainty kind of girl when it comes to accessories,” admits Dayna. “I always have something chunky on.” And this spring, we’re taking a page from Dayna’s book and embracing the chance to shake off our winter blues with a slew of eye-catching baubles, bags, pins, patches, scrunchies, and scarves. From a more-is-more approach to stacking rings and bracelets (appropriately dubbed an “arm party”) to an explosion of playful hair accessories in a rainbow of hues, it’s all about having fun with your look. “Don’t be afraid to go bold and really let your personality shine,” says Dayna. “Mix colors, patterns, and textures, and remember: In this maximalist world, you make the rules.” Read on to discover the five accessories trends you won’t want to miss this season.

Hair accessories

“Hair accessories are absolutely huge right now,” says Dayna. “This ‘90s-inspired trend is the epitome of fashion meets function.” Whether you’re looking for a clever way to hide post-workout locks (may we suggest a velvet scrunchie, à la a certain A-list actor at the Oscars?) or in the market for the perfect statement piece to transform your summer festival getup and hold your hair back while you groove (hello, prismatic pom-pom headband), there’s a suitable style for every occasion. And don’t forget barrettes: “Minimalists can get in on the trend with a single, classic gold clip—or, if you’re like me, you can pile on six! It’s completely up to you.”

Arm parties

Bust out the piñata and ready the confetti—it’s the year of the arm party, and everyone’s invited. “Arm parties are all about piling on rings and bracelets,” says Dayna. Not sure where to dive in? Start simple. “Choose three or four pieces that show off your favorite metals and stones, and spread them out across your fingers and wrists in whatever arrangement speaks to you.” Keep it monochromatic in gold or silver, combine metals, or incorporate textile, wood, and beaded pieces for a wild, one-of-a-kind mishmash entirely your own. The good news? There’s no wrong way to rock this ultra personalized trend—it’s your party, after all.

Textile jewelry

We’d never ask her to pick a favorite, but when it comes to her love for jewelry with a textile touch, Dayna can’t hold back: “This is the look I’m most excited about for spring,” she confesses. “I just love anything embellished!” From a hand-stitched beetle brooch that makes bugs look beautiful to customizable DIY bracelets ideal for gift giving, these fiber-based pieces bring craftsmanship into the spotlight, celebrating artisan handwork while effortlessly elevating your look. “If you’re a jeans and T-shirt kind of gal, you can toss on a bright embroidered statement necklace or a pair of deconstructed tassel earrings, and between the color and the texture, your outfit is instantly upgraded.”

Crystal motifs

Last year, we fell hard for the colorful gemstone jewelry trend, and this season everyone’s favorite stones are taking the rest of the accessories world by storm. “Gemstone jewelry is still going strong, but now crystal motifs applied to other mediums are starting to pick up steam,” explains Dayna. “Personally, I love the design on textiles like a cotton tote or silk scarf.” For a smaller pop of color, consider a pink enamel pin with a glittery rose gold finish or an amethyst-inspired sew-on patch for your trusty denim jacket.

Bucket bags

The bucket bag has historically been a workhorse—the iconic 1923 Louis Vuitton Noé carryall was specifically designed to fit five bottles of champagne—and today’s scaled-down versions are equally suited for toting seasonal essentials. “As we move into spring and start spending more time out and about, I like to step up my bags and purses game,” says Dayna. “Bucket bags are a staple of any handbag wardrobe, but today we’re seeing the classic style reinvented with fresh materials and finishes, and popping up in new forms like backpacks.” Whether you opt to fill yours with car keys and lipstick or the sparkly beverage of your choice, this versatile bag is a must-have.

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  • TreasuredMemoryLane

    TreasuredMemoryLane from TreasuredMemoryLane said 7 days ago

    What a lovely collections! I especially love the textile jewelry! So gorgeous pieces! Good to know what are the new trends to look for. Thanks for sharing!

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    Vira Golubchak from Golubchak said 7 days ago

    Beautiful selection! I really enjoyed it!

  • SumyFoxyStyle

    Anna L. from FoxyStyleJewelry said 7 days ago

    Thank you for such detailed spring trends information! Especially I enjoyed embroidered statement jewelry.

  • tlshlouk

    Olga from VereskBridal said 7 days ago

    Very spring selection of accessories!

  • saurednik1

    Sharon Aurednik said 7 days ago

    Enjoyed the selection and thank you Sharon aurednik facebook

  • Kashuen

    Kashuen Collectibles from Kashuen said 7 days ago

    I love those textile jewelry. I always want to handmade some when I see some interesting fabric. Thanks for sharing.

  • 4r0cugue

    Yulia from FloralAtelier said 7 days ago

    ❀❀❀ Very stylish and colorful collections! ❀❀❀ Thanks for the summer mood ❀❀❀

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    YuliaArt from ArtKaleydoskop2015 said 7 days ago

    Hello! Thank you very much for the wonderful selection! Great variety of shops and products! I have also a lot of ideas with bright ornaments, now I am working in my shop with wooden products - gifts for women using decoupage technique - wooden jewelry boxes, wall key holders, mirrors and combs. And I wanted to do something with beetles and butterflies. I also have a felting shop and I can implement many of my ideas with new trends. But why in one day only 24 hours? Thanks again!

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    Evgenia Lebed from GreenCityUA said 7 days ago

    Very helpful information. Thank Katie Hawley for an interesting review. I liked the new trends in jewelry. I, in my store, sell earrings in the form of fringe and tassels. All my friends told me that earrings tassels are no longer in trend. They were wrong !!! Fringe and textile tassels are popular this season.

  • irinakosterinakornie

    Irina Kosterina from UniqueTitaniumArt said 7 days ago

    Thank you for very motivated trend ideas!

  • stekiapantou1

    Stekia Pantou from StekiapantouStore said 6 days ago

    thank you for your help

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    IOANNA GEORGIADOU from SosaniArtCrochet said 6 days ago

    Very beautiful.Thanks for sharing!

  • ritugarg19

    Ritz from Designsbyritz said 6 days ago

    Very beautiful spring collection! Loving the colors especially the textile jewelery x

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    Christina from TheWildPlum said 6 days ago


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    Lena from runLenarunArt said 6 days ago

    whooooaaaa! I'm so happy to see on of my works in this article! Thank you - I was excited to found it in the shopping guide for spring hot trends) And thank you for all this information - every time I see it the ideas start popping in my mind!

  • marinailnytska

    Marina Ilnytska from MyBeadsJewelry said 6 days ago

    Thank you! really gorgeous! it will be very helpful for me to work with these trends.

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    NATALIYA OLIYNYKOVA from TwoSISTERstore said 6 days ago

    bright, juicy colors .... thanks !!

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    Сергей from WoodenJewellryGift said 6 days ago

    Yesterday I was running out of ideas((( And here on you - you're all show and tell, thank you!

  • tatianavi1

    Tatiana Vi from EmbroideryTemari said 6 days ago

    So many unusual decorations can be made from threads and fabric! I have a lot of interesting ideas. Now I know that many people need this. Very interesting article. Thank.

  • uniquenecessity1

    Catherine Bell from UniqueNecessityCo said 6 days ago

    Inspired by the expanding love for textile jewelry! Excited to know we're headed in the right direction this spring! Can't wait to see all the new pieces from my fellow Etsy sellers. Great read!

  • OlgaRed

    Olga Avdeeva from AvdeevaOlga said 6 days ago

    Hair accessories very very beautiful!

  • rannygifts

    Ann Rakhnianska from RannyGifts said 6 days ago

    Ohhh. My love is textile jewelry. Everybody looks at you when you wear something bright embedded and statement. I have in my own collection a few textile jewelry but I would like to have a tassel earrings also... So I should to try make them myself ))) Thanks for this article!

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    Anzhelika Grigorieva from SudarushkaShop said 6 days ago

    I liked textile jewelry! Thank You!

  • dayslonggone

    Gwynne Collins from DaysLongGone said 6 days ago

    Love the colorful and bold jewelry!

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    Olga Kaplina from FunnyLoopsFinds said 5 days ago

    Beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

  • annamorzhina

    Anna Morzhina from HeirloomToy said 5 days ago

    Thank you very much for the article. Textiles cause warm associations, create a cozy image. I love textiles and textile accessories. And so my work is also related to textiles!

  • ditspain

    DitSpain from ditspainshop said 5 days ago

    Wonderful collections! It is so inspiring to create even more textile jewelry, statement necklaces and insects.

  • bedouin

    Nicole from Crackerjackarma said 5 days ago

    Wowie ! Terrific featured shops ! fun items, Friendly faces ! Fresh handmade ❣

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    Annaaa Yukhno from LepotaAccessories said 5 days ago

    pompon headband is incredibly cute !!!

  • kulikstyle

    kulikstyle from kulikstyle said 5 days ago

    Spring collection is stunning! it adds energy and style :) thank you for inspiration :)

  • purpleviolets77

    VintageRoseFindings from VintageRoseFindings said 5 days ago

    Love the vintage hair pins!

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    Irina Larniti from Larniti said 4 days ago

    Textile jewelry is trending! Thank you so much, I'm so happy to find it out, because I love making cotton bracelets.

  • LouisaDesigns

    Louise Lipps from LouisaDesigns said 4 days ago

    love everything such beautiful pieces

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    Madhuleena from Deckorate said 4 days ago

    What a treat to the eyes! Love each one of the shops and their beautiful creations. XO

  • mary122755

    Mary from SittingbytheShore said 4 days ago

    Beautful ideas for Spring! Especially liked the bucket bags - so creative. In my store I sell jewelry and I am gearing up with some fun Spring/Summer necklaces!

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    bluewine studio from bluewinestudio said 3 days ago

    Love the texture of the designs. Thank you for sharing!:)

  • ellentizzano

    Shannon from VintageFindsByEandT said 3 days ago

    Hello everyone I am new, I could not help but comment on the beautiful colorful jewelry. The time and energy is very much noted and thank you for sharing

  • ellentizzano

    Shannon from VintageFindsByEandT said 3 days ago

    Hello everybody I'm new at esty. Could not help but notice the vibrant colors on the new and upcoming Spring Things thank you for sharing...

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    Catherine from TheRedBeadBarn said 3 days ago

    A wonderful jewelry collection! I really enjoy the textile and fiber art jewelry. However, I wonder why bead embroidery jewelry artists aren't featured as well as 90-100% is hand-sewn? Some call it Needle Art but most of us call ourselves bead embroidery art. Thank you! - Jewelry Taylor Made

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    Dan Neto from Materniteees said 2 days ago

    some cool accessories

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    Sierra from TheBeadedSeashore said 2 days ago

    Thank you for sharing! I'm new to etsy and hopefully some of these new trends will help increase views. It's important to know what is popular and when an item is popular. Trends change so quickly, it's useful to research. Wonderful article!

  • danneto1

    Dan Neto from Festiviteees said 2 days ago

    Love your products! :)

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    Anastasiia Farforuk from Farforuk said 2 days ago

    How nice again to wear bright colour after this long grey winter. I congratulate all with spring!

  • barbparknavy

    Barb Parknavy from FelicityFairy said 8 hours ago

    Great article and wonderful examples! I love different textures combined with flair. Another thought is to let your personality shine with custom made pieces!

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